Apr
25

TEARING THE MASK OFF THE UGLY FACE OF AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS

TEARING THE MASK OFF THE UGLY FACE OF AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS By CAMERON DUODU In what must count as one of my worst nightmares, a grandchild of mine calls me just after having watched the news on TV and says: “Grandpa, they say 800 people – many of them Africans – were drowned in the Mediterranean… Continue reading »

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Feb
03

A FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT THAT IS BECOMING A SHAME TO AFRICA

A FOOTBALL  TOURNAMENT THAT IS BECOMING A SHAME TO AFRICA By CAMERON DUODU The Ghanaian Times 03 February 2015 There is a proverb in Latin that warns the ancient Romans to “beware the Greeks even when they come bearing gifts!” The proverb was based on what the Greeks had done during their war against Troy… Continue reading »

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Dec
26

WHAT DOES SOUTH SUDAN’S FAILURES SAY ABOUT AFRICA’S POLITICAL ARRANGEMENTS, GENERALLY?

  Merry Christmas!   WHAT DOES  SOUTH SUDAN’S FAILURE SAY ABOUT AFRICA;S POLITICAL ARRANGEMENTS, GENERALLY? By CAMERON DUODU As soon as the leader of the Sudan People’s  Revolutionary Army, (SPLA) John Garang, was killed on 30 July 2005,  in a mysterious helicopter crash, while he was returning to his base in Juba, from a trip… Continue reading »

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Dec
07

THE UNKNOWN NELSON MANDELA by CAMERON DUODU

—————————————————– THE UNKNOWN NELSON MANDELA By CAMERON DUODU I first met Nelson Mandela at Jan Smuts Airport, Johannesburg. It was in September 1990, and I was in Johannesburg as the guest of Jim Bailey, the publisher of the Pan-African Magazine, Drum. I had been the Ghana editor of this paper in1961-65 and Bailey wanted me… Continue reading »

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Apr
19

THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION SHOULD STOP DECEIVING GHANAIANS

THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION SHOULD STOP DECEIVING GHANAIANS  by  CAMERON DUODU The Ghanaian Times 17.04.2012 Everything I read about the biometric registration –  from Ododiodoo in Accra right up to the northern part of Ghana, past Asante and Brong-Ahafo through to the Volta Region – suggests that the exercise has been marred by strong-arm methods unleashed… Continue reading »

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